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March 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Connellsville mural could be something very fishy

A new public art installation is expected to take place this summer at Yough River Park.  Artist Brandi Bee has received permission from city council to create a three-dimensional mural on the pier of Memorial Bridge facing the Great Allegheny P More...

News

Southmoreland students to present ‘Cinderella’

“Cinderella” runs through Sunday at Southmoreland High School. In left photo, Prince Christopher (Cole Leasher) buys a flower from Hayley Robbins. More...

House committee OKs GOP report ending Russian probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee voted Thursday to approve its final report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, ending its inquiry and giving a final endorsement to the GOP conclusion there was no coordination between Donald More...

Stocks nosedive on trade war fears after China sanctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged Thursday after the Trump administration slapped sanctions on goods and investment from China. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And he said to them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15 AKJV)  These are marching orders from Jesus. Spread the Good News.   More...

Rectal itch an embarrassing problem that’s tough to cure

Dear Doctor: What can I do about persistent, intermittent rectal itch? I keep the area clean and dry and have tried numerous over-the-counter anti-itch medications, which seem to work for a short time before becoming ineffective. More...

Senior Menus/Activities

Senior menus and activities for the week of March 26 are as follows: Connellsville Connellsville Area Senior Tigers Inc. sponsors a multipurpose program to serve the needs of older adults. The main center is located at 100 E. More...

Judge: Standout wrestler should stand trial

A former standout Connellsville Area High School wrestler will stand trial in connection with the 2013 death of a classmate, a standout athlete in her own right. More...

Two injured in head-on collision on Springfield Pike

Two people were flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital following a head-on collision Thursday morning on Springfield Pike.  According to Fayette County 911, the accident occurred around 11:13 a.m. More...

City man charged with stabbing another man

A Connellsville man was charged Thursday with stabbing another man in the chest in front of two juveniles last month in Luzerne Township. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Richard Jacob Miller, 27, in connection with the Feb. More...

Connellsville church plans ‘Hope Floats’ event

Members of Central Fellowship Church in Connellsville are planning a community-centered event for their final fundraising activity for an upcoming mission trip to Peru. More...

Obituaries

Margaret B. Fornataro

Scottdale

Margaret B. Boretsky Fornataro, 96, a longtime resident of Scottdale, died Wednesday evening, March 21, 2018, at Redstone Highlands Personal Care Home, North Huntingdon.  She was born Dec. More...

Gloria Lilley

Connellsville

Gloria Lilley, 74, of Connellsville, passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.  She was born Nov. 27, 1943, in Dawson, a daughter of the late Charles P. and Ruby Ellen (Sullenberger) Rimel Sr.  More...

William G. Miller Sr.

Latrobe

William G. Miller Sr., 88, of Latrobe, died Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at UPMC Family Hospice, Pittsburgh.  Born July 9, 1929, in Indian Head, he was a son of the late Earl Miller and Martha (Siok) Miller.  More...

Opinion

Everson Evangelical Church members help flood victims

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  Recently our area was hit with some major flooding issues. It was a bad time for many of our friends and neighbors. More...

Tax returns should be disclosed for Pa. governor candidates

(AP) –– Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates aren’t required by law to release their tax returns, but candidates for the commonwealth’s highest office have done so for at least six campaigns dating back to the 1990s.  More...

Maybe shush Hillary until Nov. 7

Hillary Clinton has been the target of gratuitously negative coverage from the national political press for as long as she’s been in public life. More...

Sports

Commodores continue to build

Following two difficult seasons, the Frazier baseball team began an upward trend in 2017. Now, the task will be to build on their progression as the Commodores get ready for the 2018 campaign.  More...

Wednesday night girls champs

The Connellsville Lions Club recently won the Wednesday night girls division title in the St. Rita’s Basketball League. More...

Wednesday night boys champs

Kisiel & Associates, PC recently won the Wednesday night boys division title in the St. Rita’s Basketball League. More...

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